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Indiana

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Capital
Indianapolis
Became a State
December 11, 1816 (19th)
Location
midwestern United States
Area
36,418 sq. miles (38th)
Population
6,483,8092 (15th)
Major Cities
Indianapolis, Fort Wayne, Evansville, Sout Bend, Gary, Hammond
Products
steel, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, automobiles, electrical equipment,
transportation equipment, chemical products, rubber, petroleum
coal products, factory machinery
Climate
humid, continental climate, hot, humid summers and cool to cold winters 
Yearly Precipitation
averages 39 inches
Professional Sports Teams
Indiana Fever (Women’s National Basketball Association)
Indiana Ice (United States Hockey League)
Indiana Speed (Women’s Professional Football League)
Indianapolis Colts (National Football League)
Indiana Pacers (National Basketball Association)
Major Waterways
Lake Michigan, Ohio River, Wabash River, White River 
Most Famous Citizens
Benjamin Harrison (23rd U.S. President)
Larry Bird (basketball player, coach)
Orville Right (inventor, pioneer aviator)
Wilbur Wright (inventor, pioneer aviator)
Gus Grissom (astronaut)
John Andretti (racecar driver)

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